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A Moving Subject

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ISBN 9780367566890
November 17, 2020 Forthcoming by CRC Press
128 Pages

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Book Description

On a Moving Subject offers a collection of essays from around the world. From Italy to the Middle East, from an analysis of "Night on Bald Mountain" to African cinema animation, these articles help to paint the world of animation in a comprehensive and international manner. Hand chosen by renowned Animation historian and researcher Giannalberto Bendazzi, the text offers a look at the global foundations of animation from disparate regions, peoples, and methods and helps to demonstrate animation as a unifying factor of the human race.

Key Features:

  • A fresh perspective on animation from a global lens
  • A new look into traditional animation produced from around the world
  • Articles that reflect on the nature of color, animation, and light

Table of Contents

Introduction The Italians Who Invented the Drawn-on-Film Technique Chromatic Music The First Italian Animated Feature: Film and its Producer Defining Animation - A Proposal African Cinema Animation Alexandre Alexeieff:Poems of Light and Shadow Bruno Bozzetto - His Early Years Address: Rossi, Mitteleuropa

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A former professor at the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore and the Università degli Studi of Milan, Italian-born Giannalberto Bendazzi has been thoroughly investigating the history of animation for more than forty years. A founding member of the Society for Animation Studies, he authored or edited various classics in various languages, and has lectured extensively on every continent.